There are 5 ways to get from Stuttgart to Tübingen by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tübingen Hbf Re / ...

$9 - $35

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Rideshare  •  51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Stuttgart to Tübingen 26.9 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Line 76 bus, line 828 bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 76 bus from Degerloch ZOB to Bahnhof 76 / ...
  2. Take the line 828 bus from Bahnhof to Tübingen Stadtgraben 828

$11 - $14

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stuttgart to Tübingen 27.8 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Tübingen 27.8 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to Tübingen. However, there are services departing from Degerloch ZOB and arriving at Tübingen Stadtgraben via Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Tübingen Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Tübingen is 30 km. The road distance is 44.5 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Tübingen without a car is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs .

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The train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tübingen Hbf takes 1 h 1 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Stuttgart to Tübingen bus services, operated by Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS), depart from Degerloch ZOB station.

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Stuttgart to Tübingen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Tübingen is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 76 bus and line 828 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 27 min.

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Stuttgart to Tübingen bus services, operated by Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS), arrive at Tübingen Stadtgraben station.

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Stuttgart to Tübingen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Tübingen Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Tübingen.
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  • Distance: 18.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Tübingen, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Stuttgart to Tübingen every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS) also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart to Tübingen via Bahnhof in around 2 h 27 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tübingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Hauptbahnhof to Tübingen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
vvs.de
Bus operators
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Bus from Degerloch ZOB to Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
vvs.de
Bus from Bahnhof to Tübingen Stadtgraben
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
vvs.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Stuttgart to Tübingen
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Stuttgart to Tübingen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Taxi Auto Zentrale
Phone
+49 711/19410
Website
taxi-auto-zentrale.de
TS Taxi Stuttgart
Phone
+49 172 7273070

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Tübingen is 44 km. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Stuttgart to Tübingen.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Stuttgart and Tübingen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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